Posted by **Anonymous** on Saturday, October 3, 2009 at 9:10pm.

The distance that light travels in 1 year (a light year) is 5.88 x 10^12 miles. If a star is 2.4 x 10^8 light years away, what is the distance to that star in miles?

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